Open Events 2017

St Patrick’s Technical College conducts a comprehensive program of Open Events each year. From Open Days to guided tours, please refer to the schedule below for the events on our 2017 program and mark the relevant dates in your diary today!


National Skills Week 2017 | 28 Aug – 3 Sep

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National Skills Week brings to life the positive messages, highlighting the talents, the skills, the career pathways and the value of apprentices and trainees across Australia to the wider public and employers. The week is dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning.

St Patrick’s Technical College celebrates National Skills Week with a host of activities and opportunities for current and prospective students and families to interact with our specialist trades and technical school.

See below for National Skills Week events and registration links or head to our special National Skills Week webpage for all the details.

  • National Skills Week Business Lunch | Friday 25 August @ Playford Civic Centre – TICKETS >
  • National Skills Week Open Night | Wednesday 30 August, 4-7pm – REGISTER >
  • P-TECH Information Session | Wednesday 30 August, 7-8pm – REGISTER >
  • Try-A-Trade Sessions | Friday 1 September – REGISTER >

College Tours

Spend two hours with College Principal, Mr Rob Thomas, and other members of our Leadership Team, who will introduce you to St Patrick’s Technical College and explain how our unique approach has lead to almost 800 apprenticeships since 2007.

Find out how our new P-TECH program is linking StPatsTech students with employment opportunities in Defence Industries through specialist qualifications and pathways to further education.

College Tours are scheduled on the following dates for the remainder of this year:

  • Wednesday 9 August, 5pm
  • Thursday 10 August, 9am
  • Wednesday 20 September, 5pm
  • Thursday 21 September, 9am
  • Wednesday 25 October, 5pm
  • Thursday 26 October, 9am

Click here to register for an upcoming College Tour >


Thursday Morning Walk-through

A walk-through of St Patrick’s Technical College is conducted by a member if our team every Thursday morning during school terms.  The walk takes around 60 minutes and provides a great way to see just what a St Patrick’s specialist trade education is all about.

Parking is available directly outside our front door on Hooke Road.

Registrations for a Thursday walk-through is not necessary.  Simply arrive at our Administration area just before 9am.

Of course, if you can’t make it on a Thursday morning, please contact the College to arrange a look at our College at a time that suits you.

Call 08 8209 3700 for details.